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Updated: October 26, 2020
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Where is Paris?
Paris is the chic and cosmopiltan capital of France, located in the north of the country. The nearest major cities to Paris are Brussels (300 km, or 3.5 hours via car) and London (470 km), which can be easily reached by Eurostar train (3.5 hours) or by car (6 hours), via the Chunnel, the tunnel that spans the English Channel. Paris has a land area of 105 km² and a population of 2.16 million.